What Are The Opportunities of Studying University in Istanbul?
İstanbul, Turkey’s most crowded city, has a unique location that brings both Asia and Europe together. Approximately 17 million people and nearly 4 million students live in İstanbul. İstanbul’s population is young and it is a mesmerizing city where you can find both European and Asian culture. Its history will also impress you.
İstanbul has been a home to many different civilization, culture and religion at the latest centuries. You will definitely expand both your political and religious horizon. However, most importantly, you will meet with hospitable people who wants to know more about your country and your culture.
İstanbul has the highest number of universities in Turkey. It is an education center with nearly 50 universities in the city. İstanbul has many international students that came to study undergraduate, graduate and doctorate degrees. Since İstanbul has most of the highest-ranking universities in Turkey and these universities have the highest number of agreements with international universities, the city has the highest number of exchange students from Europe, USA, South America, and Asia. As an “İstanbul resident” you will not give up meeting new students in this city and that will make your student life more joyful.
There are numerous state and foundation universities including the ones that specializes on subjects such as education, health and medicine. İstanbul universities presents you with many programs at which you can receive education at all academic levels. In addition to the departments above, most popular programs include business, international relations and engineering.
Universities of Istanbul hosts thousands of international students every year. There are many universities with great campuses and that are involved in first class research. For example, Koç University has many research centers that studies development of new drugs, energy and social policies.
Tuition of universities in İstanbul changes significantly depending on your preferred institution and program. For example, if you want to study in a private university, you may pay 19.000 to 26.000 USD each year. A tuition for a state university may only be approximately 3.000 USD. Living expenses may be higher in İstanbul compared to other regions of Turkey but usually it is cheaper compared to Western Europe and most of USD.
Brief Information about İstanbul
• İstanbul is the only city that hosts both continents through Bosporus in the world.
• İstanbul is built on seven hills.
• İstanbul has 3.113 mosques.
• The city was called "Constantinople".
• World’s third oldest subway is in İstanbul.
• Ninety percent of İstanbul’s population is Muslim.
• İstanbul has the highest number of universities in Turkey.
• There are numerous historical and cultural locations in İstanbul.